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Emmetsburg, IA realtor sentenced for mail fraud


An Emmetsburg, Iowa real estate broker will serve four years in federal prison after admitting to stealing mortgage loan proceeds received during real estate closings.


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An Emmetsburg, Iowa real estate broker will serve four years in federal prison after admitting to stealing mortgage loan proceeds received during real estate closings. 60-year-old Jean Hoffert pleaded guilty to mail fraud in the case. Prosecutors say she used the U-S mail as part of the fraud. 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